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scott brown in massachusetts. >> you better believe we're going to fight for equal pay. >> reporter: and tammy bald wind win is the first openly gay. >> i will be a senator for all of wisconsin. >> reporter: as for the republican candidates, richard akin, and akin lost to mccaskill, who held on to her senate seat. in new hampshire, all the top elected officials are now women. the governor, both senators and the members of congress, democrats started to recruit women candidates almost two years ago. >> almost at the beginning of the time when the republicans came into power in the house and the first few bills they put out took away the woman's right to choose. >> reporter: for the first time, white men will be in the minority among house democrats, but house democrats will be male. this also saw same-sex marriage gains, maryland the first to vote for gay marriage, and washington state and colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana. massachusetts legalized it for medicinal use, only. >> there is a whole lot of weed on the ballot in places. >> reporter: but in arkansas, voters
. on a visit to pakistan u.n. education envoy gordon brown presented a petition with a million signatures calling for education for all. malala, he said, has become a beacon of hope. >> people who were previously silent and said nothing are now saying we cannot allow this to happen. we are going to change this. >> reporter: doctors are preparing for her next surgery, but they say she continues to make remarkable recovery. this week her hospital in birmingham released a new video documenting the recovery with malala reading some of the cards and thousands of messages from around the world. >> i'm thankful -- >> reporter: her father spoke in a video on her behalf. >> she wants me to tell everyone how grateful she is and is amazed that men, women and children from across the world are interested in her well-being. >> reporter: back home her classmates gathered at school in her honor while two friends, also wounded in the attack, sent a message saying we are praying she gets better and comes back to our school. something malala's father says she hopes to do soon. nbc news, new york. >>> still
warren, who defeated scott brown in massachusetts. >> you better believe we're going to fight for equal pay for equal work. >> reporter: and tammy baldwin, the first openly gay member, in what used to be called the world's exclusive men's club. >> i will be a senator for all of wisconsin. >> reporter: as for richard mourdock and todd akin, they both lost. akin, to claire mccaskill. the top officials are now women, the governor, both senators, and the members of congress. democrats started to recruit women candidates almost two years ago. >> almost at the beginning of the time when the republicans came into power in the house in the first few bills they put out, took away a woman's right to choose. >> reporter: for the first time, white men will be in the minority among house democrats. but house republicans will be more white and male. although michelle bachmann won her race, two states, maryland and maine, became the first to vote for gay marriage. and washington state and colorado voted to legalize recreational marijuana. massachusetts legalized it for medicinal use only. but pot didn
weeks after the storm, thousands of people volunteer daily. sasha brown is one of the people who helps pack up supplies and deliver them to people in need. >> i'm just a new yorker helping out other new yorkers. >> reporter: his band finished touring so he borrowed the van and showed up here. who's paying for the gas? >> i am. the band is, they don't know it yet, but they are donating it. >> reporter: occupy has set up a hyperorganized system with a command center, a medic dispatch and car dispatch to organize drivers. there's a phone bank, kitchens that supply two hot meals a day and no shortage of helpers. they use twitter and facebook to match donation needs. and ups to dwliv supplies that have been carefully picked out. >> wonderful, thank you. >> reporter: with $400,000 in the bank and next to no overhead, all the money can go straight to relief efforts. every little bit helps. >> they're trying to help people to survive. >> reporter: no bureaucracy, and the occupy volunteers say that means no problem. katy tur, nbc news, new york. >>> that's our tuesday broadcast. thank you for b
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